Nutritional value estimation of the leaves and seeds of Solanum surattense
M.C. Mali, Neetu Harsh
The nutritional value estimation of the leaves and seeds of Solanum surattense was assessed by determining proximate and phytochemical composition. The result indicates that the protein content of the leaves and seeds and 11.11% and 12.83%, respectively other finding are carbohydrate, 75.08% and 71.74%, crude fiber 33.91% and 20.24%, Total Ash 11.85 and 11.24% of the leaves and seeds respectively. Mineral analysis revealed the order Ca>P>K>Na in the leaves and seeds. Phytochemical analysis revealed high levels of Ascorbic acid.